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>>> this morning, the full scope of sandy's destruction. >> breaking overnight, new power outages in new york city, where hundreds of thousands remain in the dark. and where subways and a major airport are still underwater. but a new day brings promising, new developments. >>> baring the brunt. new jersey shore towns tore apart by sandy. and inland, rescuers continue to save trapped residents. >>> and a little levity overnight. the late-night comics make their return. >>> good morning on this halloween, a holiday in name only today for so many in the wake of sandy. >> let's start with the latest this morning. more than 8 million folks in areas affected by sandy are now without power. >> also, stock markets are reopening today after their two-day unscheduled stop for the storm. meanwhile, jfk and newark airports are also reopening with limited service today. but new york's la guardia airport, looked more like a lake than an airport right now. that remains closed. also, president obama will visit hard-hit areas of new jersey today, touring the areas with governor christie. >> here i
this morning." the damage from sandy is staggering. more than 50 dead and nearly 7 million people without power. >> the storm has crippled travel along the east coast. we are inside an airline command center to see the struggle to get back to normal. >> and a massive construction crane continues to dangle over midtown manhattan. john miller takes us inside what went wrong. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's the worst thing that happened in this city, certainly, since 9/11. >> millions in the northeast struggle in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> the death toll continues to rise as a result of the storm. >> more than 6.5 million people are still without electricity. >> very difficult day. >> new jersey certainly hit the hardest. >> itis sight of devastation that makes it look as if there had been a bombing there. >> rescue teams trying to go house to house helping those who could not leave on their own. >> trapped in their house for 24 hours now. no cold. no heat. no electric. a lot of them were just tired. >> it could take days befo
it is wednesday, october 31, 2012. welcome to cbs this morning. the damage from sandy is staggering. 50 dead. 7 million people without power. >> the storm has crippled travel along the east coast. we're inside an airline command center to see the struggle to get back to normal. >> massive construction crane continues to dangle over midtown manhattan. john miller takes us inside what went >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's the worst thing that happened to this city certainly since 9/11. >> millions in the northeast struggle in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> at least 55 deaths are reported. >> in sandy's wake, 6.5 million people are still without electricity. >> very difficult day. >> new jersey hit the hardest. >> site of devastation that makes it took like there was a bombing there. >> rescue teams triangle to go house to house helping those who couldn't leave on their own. >> trapped in their house for 24 hours. >> a lot of them were tired. >> take days before subway lines are running normal in new york city. >> most popular guy
square. lights are still on there. sandy is continuing to impact the city, however, today. wall street will be closed for the second day in a row. we have team coverage of sandy, including her impact here on the west coast. marla tellez is compiling the newest video and images as we speak, ones like this one of a partial building collapse in new york city. stephanie traung is keeping an eye on the local flight cancellations as a result of sandy. >> we start with a look at the aftermath. so far it's killed a total of 16 people and continues to batter that northeast. millions right now without power and the damages are estimated to be in the billions. we will go out there to check things out here. coming up, daniel lee is live in cape may right now in new jersey with a look at all this damage and the devastating destruction that has been left behind with the water slamming in. >> reporter: good morning. we're waking up to another stormy day her in cape may, new jersey. the rain from yesterday now replaced with strong winds. but here at the hotel that we stayed at, things seemed to be muc
to those affected by all of this. >>> sandy hit new jersey the hardest piling boats on top of one another. just like toys you would see pieing them under water and under p sand. mandy is -- many are saying they will start to rebuild. how are people coping there? >> we are in a tiny town in southern new jersey on the delaware bay. it is pretty deserted as we pulled in this morning. any one who will be back in their homes will be heartbroken in this tiny little town. there's only one road in and out of this area. evacuation orders were in effect. from what we understand at least half of the residents did heed those warnings. if you take a look at what sandy left behind they will be glad they did. debris is strewn every where. there's a home on the backside here that you can't quite see. it looks like a wall of water slammed into it and blew it open. almost looks like it exploded from the inside. this white house swept off of its foundation. this scene is repeated up and down this road that is muddy and still very wet and people's belongings strewn all over their power lines down propane tan
, destruction and devastation, sandy pounded the east coast for two days. this morning she may be dpon, but the impacts will be -- she may be gone, but the impacts will be long lasting. >>> if you are waking up with power this morning, you are one of the lucky ones, that's for sure, because thousands of people in our area in the dark this morning. bge say they are working on it and they are working around the clock to get those lights back on. thanks for joining us, everybody can breathe a sigh of relief. it appears that we are finally out of the woods. i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. during the past two days you heard about sandy's winds, you heard the winds howling outside. the storm was strong. but now we can show you just how strong things really were. check out this new video. you usually don't see those trees on top of homes and cars, but rarely do you see an uprooted tree in action. >> this is on the north shore of long island, an area that was hit so hard. luckily no injuries were reported from this incident. this video, though, so stunning. i actually looked over a
>>> good morning, america. breaking news, the perfect storm. sandy brings utter devastation overnight. unprecedented walls of water destroy the coastline and slam new york city. so much of the skyline plunged into darkness. a record-breaking loss of power. floodwaters pour into tunnels. hospitals forced to evacuate. >> oh, my goodness. it is an infant. >> now, new dangers. >> never being force to leave, not by water. not by flood, not by sandy, but by fire. >> nine states under a state of emergency right now. all the latest on the catastrophic damage, dramatic rescues and where the storm is headed next. our extreme weather team, live, in the storm zone. "good morning america's" special coverage starts, right now. >>> and good morning to all our viewers in the west. we're coming to you live right now. and lure yooking at the scene overnight in parts of new york city. the fires rage. entire neighborhoods burned up. over 50 homes destroyed. we've got new information pouring in every minute. this storm has been deadly. taken at least 17 lives so far. >> and there are so many sce
to be comfortable, 80s inland, 70s bayside, upper 60s at the coast. we're tracking a very strong hurricane sandy and some rain on the way here. that's coming up. >>> and fog already here affecting many of your drives throughout the bay. i'm watching your commute showing you what you might not be able to see. >>> and taking a live look outside. a little tough to see in san francisco, but i bet a lot of people waking up with sore throats from all that cheering. orange october, monday, october 29th, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the morning off. as we've been reporting all morning long, the giants are the new world series champs. the big story this season is redemption. pitcher barry zito did it in game one, erasing all this is past failures with a huge win over detroit. and last night pablo sandoval completed his path to redemption, going from bench warmer in the 2010 world series to 2012 world series mvp. today in the bay's lawrence scott is live in detroit this morning. he caught up with sandoval and the rest of th
to be a beautiful day today but the worst of sandy dim past us now. we'll see maybe a little sunshine later today and slightly warmer temperatures as highs are expected tobe back in the mid-50s. just cloud cover and looks like we've got one shower south and west of the city, well south and west of the city. we'll see a few leftover showers here early and mostly cloudy skies and a little afternoon sun with highs in the mid-50s. much quieter weather pattern after the last couple of days. lots of new maps coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there is historic devastation left behind from sandy. almost 50 people are dead. new york city sub wades are going to be closed for days and snow is blanketing west virginia. today, president obama will tour the damaged areas with the governor of new jersey. >> and in our area, more than 200,000 people are still without power in northern virginia, maryland and d.c. bg & e reporting the most outages, nearly 150,000. along the potomac river, fear of more needing continues as high tide is expected in alexandria later this morning. traveli
coast this morning in the wake of hurricane sandy, but the hardest hit is new york city, just devastating out there. two people were injured when a total of 50 homes burned overnight in queens and floodwaters there made it very, very difficult for firefighters on that scene to get water pressure there in their hoses to take down those fires. and this morning to talk about all this coverage, we do have team coverage in place of this aftermath of hurricane sandy, now changed to a superstorm. we will get things going out there. we're being told over six million people are without power up and down the east coast. our team coverage will include marla tellez. we also have christina loren will talk about all of that weather and stephanie will be out talking about what's happening as well at sfo. again, 50 plus homes have been destroyed out there, worse than irene they're being told. but let's take it live right now. nbc is covering this for us up and down the east coast. daniel lee is live in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we're finally starting to get a b
cause catastrophic destruction, hurricane sandy picking up steam, moving toward the biggest cities on the east coast. >> a ripple effect for travelers in the bay area. we'll tell you about how many flights are cancelled leaving sfo into the east coast this morning. >>> good morning to you, welcome to a brand new day, monday october 29th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve called it a bomb of a weather system. >> this will be historic. >> okay. >> i mean, it is amazing how big this system is back there. it could get stronger, it is getting stronger. this will have a big impact maybe all the way to the election. what happens if people don't have power? this may be felt well into next week and beyond. >> we have a very, very thick fog pattern, a dense fog advisory is out. we'll have more on the giants' victory parade and halloween. >> traffic is now very feeling and this is the east shore picture we normally can see. you can see a couple cars through here because of the fog. this morning we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is light
-morning on and off. there are a lot of leaves down from sandy so roads might even be a little slicker than just normal wet roads. at 5:00 after hitting 55, we'll be about 53 degrees. so low 50s as we start the trick-or-treating with a little bit of a breeze, too. snow still falling across parts of pennsylvania and west virginia. we've had 3-foot snow levels in -- snow totals in the high country of west virginia. showers this morning coming out of east and west virginia right in toward hagerstown. a few sprinkles in northwest but lighter showers coming out of fauquier now into prince william county headed toward fairfax as well. those temps, yeah, they're not nice. in fact, it's kind of chilly outside with temperatures running in the 30s here. you might see a stray snow flake in a couple of spots th 43. it's cold in the studio too. 41 andrews and 41 in eastton. let's go to monika samtani who is in a playful mood this wednesday morning. >> there was snow in the stud. did you see that? there's still some on your shoulder, howard. >>> on the beltway outer loop of the beltway, not good news for you.
tomorrow. ashley: the dow is in the red but damage from sandy isn't done yet. the focus turns to recovery, so does its ballooning price tag. the latest, $1 billion damage estimates and keeps going up. melissa: president obama said it for the floor before the election. chris christie be just the ticket to boost president obama in the polls, we will ask lou dobbs. ashley: let's get to nicole petallides on the floor of the nyse. she is back in action. nicole: we are back in action. the boards of the nyse open and most folks made it here in some form. a smooth opening, some down arrows across the board for the most part but after two days of no trading we are back in action. most of the dow components have down arrows and focus duncan neiderauer, the ceo of the stock exchange, i asked him if they could open monday or tuesday and fear is what he had to say. >> we certainly could have operated electronically. what the industry told us sunday was please don't open electronically because we have to put a lot of our people in harm's way so let's not do that. i wish the industry and we came to deci
that of course they're going to -- there are going to be delays due to sandy. let's go to another graphic and this time it's just a list, a short list of the road closures including georgetown pike, sligo creek parkway, route 108 and mink and beach drive. that's just a short list. you may hit a road closure due to flooding or wires down from sandy. at university boulevard, a single vehicle accident. it slid off the road here the police are on the scene. not affecting traffic here. a quick look on the other side of town northbound 395, hovs are in effect. i'll be back with more traffic coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you very much, monika. >>> the mess that sandy left behind could include the worst river flooding in well over a decade. >> this flooding could last for days as tributaries dump their excess water into the potomac river and the snow further to our west starts to melt. 9news reporter ko im is live in alexandria where preparations are under way. good morning, ko. >> reporter: good morning, matt and andrea. we have to remember again that today is halloween. right now we're n
here on the halftime show. let's send it over to "power lunch" and the latest on hurricane sandy. >>> scott, thank you very much. we continue our breaking news coverage. hurricane sandy lashing out at the east coast of the united states. streets are flooding. that's the least of it. beaches eroding. this is the real deal, sue. >> indeed it is, ty. i'm sue herera. welcome to "power lunch." we have reporters and live cameras spanned out from washington, d.c. all the way up to new england. but we're going to start with meteorologist todd gross for an update. >> it is still looking grim. basically the two important things to note about this storm are number one, it is transitioning right now in to an extra tropical storm. non-hurricane. it's doing so with a very deep central pressure. you see that 943 mb? that means it is 943 millibars. sounds technical? it means it is a really deep storm, even for a hurricane, and it is transitioning into a non-hurricane, and yet maintaining its strength. that's one important factor. the other important factor is take a look at the bends that this s
much. >> greta: this is a fox news alert. tonight a monster storm sandy slamming the entire east coast. powerful winds and torrential rain turning dangerous and deadly. already at least five confirmed deaths in new york. one man was crushed to death when a tree fell on his house in queens. this mean storm made landfall two hours ago along the southern new jersey coast near atlantic city and starting its deadly journey up the coast, thrashing anything in her way. parts of lower manhattan in the dark. con edison deliberately shutting off power to thousands to prevent further storm damage. storm sunga surge is reaching rd high levels. getting help is a nightmare. new york city's 9-1-1 system is overloaed. it's not just new york, though, and new jersey. in maryland sandy downing trees, leaving thousands and thousands without power. in delaware and new jersey, raging flood waters drenching and in some instances drowning coastal towns. 50 million people still in sandy's line of fire. the count at this hour is more than three million without power. thousands and thousands of those without pow
about all of southern manhattan is shut down. the floodwaters are receding but sandy's record surge proved to be too much for the island. this was the scene at the brooklyn battery tunnel as the hudson river overflowed its boundaries. sandy came ashore just south of atlantic city monday night. the city's famed boardwalk took a beating. 80 sections were swept away. once on land -- >> this is almost like from fall to immediate winter overnight. >> reporter: --sandy combined with a cold front to produce a massive snowstorm in the appalachians. and the subway system in new york city is dealing with what the mta is calling an unprecedented situation. the new york stock exchange is closed. there are no school classes. live in new york, ines ferre. now back to you. >> thank you. >>> among the casualties from sandy a replica of a historic ship made for a movie. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now with a dramatic rescue operation as that ship went down. >> reporter: the boulder police departmenty was built in 1960 as a replica of the original 1787 vessel. the bounty was built and now i
storm sandy's path every destruction. 50 people dead, millions without power. this morning, the recovery process begins. >>> and the floats are ready, the balloons are getting blown up. san francisco preparing for millions of giants fans. >> some fog and drizzle now, but could rain move in for the parade? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and if you are planning on heading into san francisco this morning, for the ticker-tape parade, all mass transit so far on time. much more on the parade coming up. >> good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. it's 5:00. >>> the recovery from the super storm sandy is continuing. it's a huge. >> it be wil take months. at least 55 people are dead, more than 6 million homes and businesses still without power, down from 8.5 million at the worst. the total cost could hit $50 billion. cbs reporter ines ferre is in new york where the city is beginning to bustle again. >> reporter: new yorkers are trying to regain a sense of normalcy. they are trying to restore power and mass transit. >>> reporter: the storm moved away from the shore but the d
weather alert. devastation sandy has left behind unimaginable and cities must begin the grueling recovery . the super storm killed 55 men, women and children and first responders. estimates of the physical damage are at 20 billion dollars and the recover will have to wait. eight million people are in the dark and aren't expected to get power back for weeks. hardest hit is new jersey, new york and pennsylvania. meanwhile, the president of the united states asked mayor bloomburg, i would like to take a look at all of the damage and mayor bloomburg had a press conference and said we are flattered by the fact that the president of the united states would like to come and visit us, but not right now and we are really busy and the first responders need to pay to exeem put things back in order. it would be great if the president goes to new jersey and the president will tour the devastation with the chief executive new jersey chris christy. >> gretchen: when the president comes the city is shut down . the city can't have security detail and anything like that at all. but he will go to new jersey
. >>> welcome to a special edition of "fast money." tonight we're digging into the fallout from hurricane sandy. how much will this historic storm cost? how will the markets react tomorrow after the biggest disruption to trading since 1888? we'll get insight on the power outage from the ceo of exlon and ceo of jet blue. trading may be halted for two days but there's still big news to digest in stocks like apple and facebook. plus a fwig deal for disney this evening. first let's get the latest headlines from courtney reagan. >> taunk you, melissa. the human death toll from megastorm sandy stands at 39. a number we've watched grow all day and sadly expect to keep on climbing. financially sandy will end up costing $20 billion in property damage and between $10 billion and $30 billion more in lost business making it one of the costliest natural disasters on record in the u.s. according to ihs global insight. more than 8.5 million people across the east are still without power right now and utility companies urge customers to be patient as it could be some time before power is restored. president ob
another big story. hurricane sandy is about to slam into the east coast. we'll get a live update next. >>> and the storm is grounding more than 7,000 flights. we're going to go there to see how passengers are coping with the cancellations. >>> not only will we continue to track sandy there, but we are also tracking the incoming storm that promises rain on the big parade. the pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues right here on the cw. monster storm in new englan. this is what it looks like n map. sandy is >>> to our other big story tonight. hurricane sandy creating a monster storm in new england. this is what it looks like on the satellite map. there it is. sandy is a monster of a storm. more than 100 miles across and it expected to pack a lot of wind. this is having a ripple effect on air travel. more than 700 flights have been canceled nationwide, including more than 50 right here in the bay area. we have a look at san francisco international airport where they expect to cancel more flights tomorrow, is that right, mark? >> reporter: the number we're hearing right now is50 c
. tonight, the tough road to recovery. >> good evening. super storm sandy leaving a trail of destruction in it's wake. >> the death toll in the us has climbed to at least 4018 in new york city alone. 8 million customers and counting in the mid atlantic region without power tonight. two feet of snow in parts of maryland and west virginia. the stock markets will be open for business tomorrow after being closed for the past two days. president obama will be looking at the devastation with dpgoverr chris christy in new jersey. let's get to todd gross tonight who is tracking the storm over the new york east. >> reporter: you may not believe this. sandy won't quit. if you look right here, there is a new belt of showers and thunderstorms that have formed. gusty storms that are affecting that wart of the country. even the north eastern united states on the coast line is in part of the storm. right in through chicago coming in through the great lakes that is where the winds are funneling in from the north. same winds edge of the storm that moved in on the coast line. that is number two. and three
evening i'm susie gharib. u.s. stocks are trading again, after hurricane sandy forces an historic two-day shutdown. >> tom: wall street gets back to business, as damage and recovery estimates start to climb, plus, what it takes to restore power to millions in the northeast. >> susie: and with stocks open for trading, no surprise, home depot was the dow's standout. >> tom: lots ahead, that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: an historic day on here on wall street, after the storm of the century knocked down the financial district. us stock markets resumed operations today after two days in the dark, stocks were little changed: both the dow and the nasdaq fell 10 points, but the s&p 500 gained a fraction. trading here at the new york stock exchange opened without a hitch. the new york stock exchange opened right on time. and as new york's mayor bloomberg rang the opening bell this morning, traders were happy to be back to work. it looked like a normal day, with the buzz of activity, traders milling about. it was anything but normal no one knows that better than larry leibowitz, the
this morning." super storm sandy leads a path of destruction. the death toll continues to rise. billions in damages. and millions remain without power. >> officials say it could take weeks to recover from the mid atlantic to the midwest. and it is not over yet. >> new jersey governor chris christie with us. our john miller is live in the nypd emergency command center. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> we knew this would be a great dangerous storm and the storm met our expectations. >> new york city is under sea right now. >> storm of the century. >> sandy slams into the northeast leaving millions ofle without power. at least 16 people dead. >> damage estimates are in the billions up and down the east coast. water rushing into the battery tunnel as well as lower manhattan. >> massive fire already decide dozens of homes in queens. >> nyu hospital forced to evacuate. everybody is rolling up their leaves and pitching in. >> land city the storm wiping out a huge section of the historic boardwalk. >> a giant crane
. >>> good morning. sandy's furry. the his ftorek storm delivers a crippling blow throughout the northeast. new jersey takes a direct hit. new york city especially hard hit. cabs floating down the street. subway tunnels floweded. a hospital evacuated overnight. tounds still under water in connecticut and long island and daylight is just beginning to reveal the full impact of it all, tuesday, october 30th. 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," tracking sandy, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the damage from sandy is widespread and extensive. while the worst of it seems to be behind us, the storm is still having an impact all up and down the northeast. this was a stuation of choose your poison. some people got hit with devastating wind, others drenching rains. the storm surge did so much damage in some places it was all three of those. >> and exceeded even what forecasters had predicted, a terrible sto
stretch of weather. >> tom kieran with more on the forecast. >> this is what sandy is doing. drawing cold air down from canada bringing in this unusual chill for early november. it does feel more like a winter morning. you will need your winter coat. the little specks of again, getting a few scattered sprinkles, not as widespread as they were yesterday. out over the panhandle of west virginia and maryland. some places getting a few snow flurries and areas in dark blue, only near freezing now, much of western maryland and western virginia where they got the heavy snow. thousands without power there. and frederick county, into washington county. thousands without power. much of maryland, much of virginia in the 30s this morning. eastern shore, milder, in the low 40s. potomac, 44. throughout the day, you will need your winter coat. the winds increase during the afternoon, partly cloudy, gusts of wind around 20 to 25 miles an hour. to the northwest as we climb to the mid 50s by mid afternoon. i'll be back with the friday evening planner, first four traffic with danella. >> good morning, tom.
>>> that does it for this edition of "360." "early start" begins right now. >>> sandy's stunning aftermath. devastation along the jersey store. you're taking a look at it, homes and lives wiped away. >>> rescue operations still underway as some people remain trapped in water-swamped homes. >>> and new york city struggling to recover. hundreds of thousands are still without power and a flooded subway system remains shut down. >>> more than 80 homes in that tight-knit neighborhood in queens in new york burned to the ground during the storm. amazingly, just three minor injuries there. >>> and president obama gets the firsthand look at the destruction today as he comes to new jersey. >>> the human toll from sandy, 33 people killed in the u.s., 6.5 million customers remain without power. the total cost of property damage and lost busiest mated betwe business is estimated at $10 to $20 billion. and that could be on the low end. good morning, i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. we have a field of reporters covering the aftermath of sandy from every angle. rob marciano in new york
by superstorm sandy. new jersey and new york, hit hardest by this storm. >> here's what we know right now. at least 51 dead, at least 2 missing. the national guard, pouring into destroyed and devastated areas. more than 6.8 million homes and businesses out of power right now. >> and we've seen so many astonishing pictures coming from the storms. look at that right there. hoboken, new jersey. those are new york taxis, yellow taxis, all underwater right now. they would normally be racing through the streets of new york. you can't go to downtown new york right now. they are underwater. >> it's unbelievable. and now, for the first time, our cameras are up close in the burned-o coastal town of breezy point. look at that. it looks like a moonscape. a war zone. 111 homes burned to the ground. seeing that is hard to believe. >> sam is going to lead our coverage from the very start. he's in lower manhattan. we want to go right away to wabc's john delgiorno. john, i know firefighters can't get there yet. what are you seeing? >> this is about midway between the popular resort town seaside heights. t
of -- nicole petallides. nicole: so far, so good. day two of trading after hurricane sandy hits the eastern seaboard. names like home depot and lowe's have been doing well on the heels of everybody rushing to get things to clean up after the hurricane hit. also, there was separation as well. the immediate impact of sandy is quite significant, trucking volumes and that will take time for a to get back to normal. the more people over the last year or so. hell shire posted solid topline during the latest quarter. connell: it was an absolute commuting nightmare. take a look at the gas lines. this is similar in many areas. miles long. people waiting for hours following hurricane sandy to fill up their car. let's bring in tom kloza. >> this is all about the power. once the power comes back, people will get their fuel. connell: it is not as if in a normal situation we would have any supply issues. you definitely have a lot of demand for gasoline. power is a big-time issue. does it have any impact on market dynamics and pricing? >> i think a lot of demand is being destroyed. i think what you will s
average. all the preparation that went into preparing a for hurricane sandy and we have home depot and lowe's sending hundreds of trucks, items people need after the hurricane. trash bags, everything from chainsaws, everything for cleanup. tons of sales for that particular item, cleaning up the eastern seaboard. connell: a lot of challenges. good to see the market up and running. the chief economist's i age as global in sight joins us. lot of people talking over the last day or two about the economic impact of what we have all been through in the northeast. what do you think it will be? >> this is a unique storm. many of them are unique but this is particularly unique because of the impact it had on new york city and the fact that it has disrupted business and will continue to disrupt it for some time given the subway system downtown essentials paralyzed and will be for some days. you have a combination of business disruption and the fact that some of the refineries have been affected on the east coast so you have the gasoline effect and price is up on gasoline and destruction and
♪ "fox and friends". >> steve: good morning, everybody. hurricane sandy leaving 16 people dead and plunging millions in the dark and unleashing a wave of devastation that will leave you speechless. >> gretchen: we have every angle covered for you . peter is in the beach. and todd in new york city and we have maria molina as well to bring us the latest on the weather situation. >> brian: first we will update you overnight. a massive fire burning in queens. devastating to see and no sign of being contained. 50 homes are in flames at this hour and the situation is going from bad to worse. joining us on the phone is power authority spokesman michael. michael so far 50 homes. are firefighters working on this? >> right now facts are sketchy. we believe that the power was out in the area before the fire started and so we are not involved in the fire-fighting activitis and we don't know the cause. >> steve: i know that apparently 25 houses are destroyed so far. and 195 firefighters are working the blaze two people with minor injuries. the problem in cases like this, michael, sometimes
. >>> also in the news this er morning hurricane sandy bearing down on the east coast. the hurricane is expected to make landfall later today. thousands of flights have been cancelled, schools closed, train service suspended and the new york stock exchange shut down. hundreds of thousands of people moving to higher ground and even more hunkering down. emergency shelters across the east coast are preparing for residents forced from their homes due to flooding and power outages. sandy has already left its mark on parts of north carolina. these pictures are from kure beach about 30 miles north of wilmington where rising tides eroded beaches, flooding homes. as many as 50 million people are in that hurricane's path. this morning dozens of flights in the bay area are cancelled. thousands of passengers stranded because of the impending storm. marla tellez is live at sfo with a look at sandy's effect on the bay area. good morning, marla. >> reporter: laura, good morning. let's put it to you this way, if you have plans to fly to just about anywhere along the eastern seaboard, you probably do
. these are the headlines today from around the world. >> super storm sandy leaves a massive path of destruction in its wake. now residents belong a long and costly recovery process. >> the u.s. markets are set to reopen after being closed the last few days. the new york mass transit system is still shut down. >>> new sthats now expect profit growth to hit the slowest since lifting. >>> welcome to today's show. the good news is financial markets start trading again. >> well, good news or it depends on how they open. certainly there's people with pent up demand. >> i think whatever happens, the fact that we're back up and trading is a good thing. >> the interesting question is why. but why couldn't the new york stock exchange have gone with its electronic trading systems. will this serve as a catalyst to maybe pursue that route the next time with more confidence. >> it's a day of cleanup. >> yes, it is. millions of people in the northeastern u.s. will spend days or weeks to recover from sandy, which is being blamed for at least 46 deaths. at its peak, more than 8.5 million homes and businesses were without p
and the entire east coast >>> welcome back. 6:15. you can see what is left of sandy as it khrpbs near buffalo, slower winds less amount of rain and snow falling, flooding will be the big issue wu this system as rivers and streams continue to swell obvious the income couple of days. more on the after math of sandy. >>> 6:15. >>> a fire is raining in a new jersey town and firefighters can't get there to put it out. >> as a result of hurricane sandy in mantoloking, new jersey the bridge to the island with the community there, 14 homes washed out due to superstorm sandy, a home burned two days ago has been rekindled with gas pipeline fueling the flames and a bunch of smaller fires and cleanup continues in new york city and across the eastern seaboard. >> mark greenblatt joins us from lower manhattan with the latest on conditions there. >> reporter: good morning. here in lower manhattan power remains out, in a few signs that life is beginning to get back to normal there have been people all morning taking pictures in less than 15 minutes mayor bloomberg is going to be ringing the opening bell on t
as hurricane sandy heads toward shore. >> with our reporters up and down the east coast able to cover this hurricane like nobody else can, it is october 29th. and you are watching our special coverage rolling live coverage of hurricane sandy. right now hurricane sandy -- right now hurricane sandy is a category 1 monster. it is 1,000 mile wide swath. it will affect some 50 million people from north carolina all the way to new england. it's predicted to smash into a cold front. and what that means, that it would create a superstorm. that's what they're calling it, a superstorm. it would sit on top of the eastern seaboard for days. expected to create dangerous storm surge, flooding, as well. cnn has hurricane sandy covered like no other network. we're talking with the delaware governor jack markell, new jersey mayor cory booker, craig fugate will be our guest. virginia governor bob mcdonnell. john berman is live in battery park, lower manhattan. expecting big storm surge there. rob marciano has the forecast but also is live in asbury park, new jersey. sandra endo is in ocean city in mary
looking at tonight? >> thanks, jimmy. superstorm sandy is winding down, but the effects linger. i'm larry kudlow, this is a special edition of "the kudlow report." sandy, the road to recovery. >> while sandy is almost gone, she's not forgotten, as the east coast starts the healing process. >> in sandy's wake, towns destroyed. homes under water. millions without power. but today, wall street is back to business, and the pivotal election is just days away. tonight, cnbc assesses the damage and looks ahead to rebuilding. sandy, road to recovery, a special edition of "the kudlow report." >>> here's what we know two days after the killer storm called sandy hit the northeast. u.s. death toll is now at least 64. a second new york city hospital, bellevue, has been evacuated because of power and flooding issues. >> lower manhattan still a crippled zone. the markets were able to open today, but there's still flooding damage down there and also very dark streets. >> so in the metropolitan area, the recovery is a struggle. the availability of electricity to run the traffic lights, pump the gasoline,
. >> we saw mitt romney soften his tone during sandy but that has all changed. it is now back to business and game on. >> if i am elected -- a slip of the time in virginia, but he quickly went back into his stump speech and a new line of attack against the president. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> he may appoint a secretary of business. his solution to everything is add another bureaucrat. >> >> there is no question he can win. >> a republican strategist says the best way to close the deal is focus on the fundamentals. >> he has got to give a people who may be wrestling with their choice the confidence he can fix it and he knows how to make the economy better. >> mitt romney plans to take that argument to wisconsin and ohio. nearly 100 surrogates will help kick off the across the american tour. >> where do things stand in the latest polls? >> at least one daily tracking poll has mitt romney up by two points. but a new poll just out shows obama up by several points, leading in wisconsin, new hampshi
. hundreds are still stranded in communities left unrecognizable by sandy. nbc's danielle lee has the latest on the daniel damages f storm. >> reporter: an entire coast line is waking up to a new reality caused by sandy. >> the scariest thing i've ever been through. >> reporter: homes ripped from their foundations. streets now resemble sand dunes. in seaside heights, pieces of the once popular vacation fun town float in the ocean. >> we're just lucky we're here today. >> reporter: at point pleasant, homeowners hope floodwaters recede. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: first responders are still trying to rescue victims cut off by the powerful tidal surge. >> all of a sudden, it came up very fast. i said to my husband, i think the ocean is coming down the street. >> reporter: tidal flooding paralyzed much of lower manhattan, filling subway lines and tunnels. even covering the runways at la guardia airport. >> cars are completely destroyed. they were submerged underwater. >> reporter: in queens, fire, not water, proved the bigger threat. >> it was a storm of historic intensi
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